A comprehensive guide to writing grants that offers step-by-step instructions for every stage of the grant writing process and explains what grantmakers are really looking for when reading grant applications.
Millions of people dream about making money as a freelance grant writer. But grant writing is different than any other type of writingùit requires specific elements as well as a certain style and know-how. By the nature of this series, this book is a clear, concise, and easy-to-follow guide. Covering the basic skills every grant writer needs, they will learn how to get the funds they are asking forùno matter how stringent the submission guidelines. This book explains all a prospective grant writer needs to know, including how to: Find the money up for grabs Apply for government and foundation grants Build community collaborations and partnerships Write a statement of need Develop a budget and budget narrative Fill out appropriate paperwork This book gives writers the insider information they need to confront the competitive market and seal the deal.
This second edition reveals how to prepare foundation, federal and corporate grant applications and includes a comprehensive directory of major funders’ contact information. It then offers readers cutting-edge business advice on setting up and registering a grant-seeking business and marketing themselves as savvy grant seekers. It covers current trends in grant seeking, topics that are on the radar of most funders and cutting edge application strategies. It also offers strategies for the online application process: using effective subject lines, searching for funders online and filling online budget forms. It’s divided into four sections: the art of the grant proposal, prospect research, starting and marketing a grant writing business and maximizing one’s chances of winning a grant.
"Because libraries are information and research centers, they can support a huge variety of grant funding initiatives outside their own purview. Cultural centers, businesses, and educational institutions are untapped resources for library funds. What's more, many libraries may find that collaborating on a grant application with another organization is preferable to going forward with a time-consuming application on their own. But finding the right collaborative partner and securing a place at its development table can be challenging. Drawing on her extensive experience as a grant developer and library director, Maxwell Presents an overview of grant basics, with extensive lists of both online and print resources Suggests how to frame libraries' research capabilities as benefits to the community at large, transforming these capabilities into a revenue source Explores strategies for locating potential partners, with tips on approaching collaborators and establishing successful relationships Describes what libraries can ask for from the grant developer, making sure to include what they want in the grant proposal"
Producing for TV and New Media provides a comprehensive look at the role of the "Producer in television and new media. At the core of every media project there is a Producer who provides a wide array of creative, technical, financial, and interpersonal skills. Written especially for new and aspiring producers, this book looks at both the Big Picture and the essential details of this demanding and exhilarating profession. A series of interviews with seasoned TV producers who share their real-world professional practices provides rich insight into the complex billion-dollar industries of television and new media. This type of practical insight is not to be found in other books on producing. This new edition now covers striking developments in new media, delivery systems, the expansion of the global marketplace of media content.
In explicitly tying the policy realm to management skills, this book sheds new light on how nonprofit managers can better navigate policymaking and regulatory contexts to effectively lead their organizations.
Written for graduate students and practicing clinicians, this book provides comprehensive knowledge about understanding and conducting clinical research. Specifically, readers will learn to understand the strengths and weaknesses of different research methodologies, apply the results of research to clinical practice and decision making, and understand the importance of research ethics. Importantly, this is the only book to take into account qualitative research, evidence-based practice, and to provide a detailed discussion of research ethics.
Learn how to identify and cultivate the most receptive foundation funders. This edition provides beginners with a thorough overview of the funding research process, including online. CD-ROM, and print tools. A popular textbook for nonprofit management courses, this volume also includes a concise overview of foundations and their role in the funding community.